City Administrator

City of Gig Harbor, WA

SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Mayor, this classification is responsible for the execution of the Mayor's vision and providing professional managerial leadership and strategic direction to all City departments, including the administration and coordination of the activities and functions of the various city officers, departments, commissions and boards in implementing the requirements of the city ordinances and the polices adopted by the City Council. This classification is responsible for developing effective working relationships with elected, administrative and program officials to ensure cooperation and efficient cost-effective operation of city government. This classification is appointed at-will by the Mayor and is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the city and carrying out the decisions in support of the City Council and Mayor. This classification has wide latitude for independent judgment and effective action that is aligned with the goals of the city as established by the Mayor and the City Council.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration or a closely related field; and
Five (5) years of senior public-sector management experience, such as a city manager or city administrator, deputy/assistant or department director in a city, county or other applicable public-sector agency of similar or greater complexity and size; or
An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.

Preferred Education & Experience:
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Management or a closely related field; and
Seven (7) years of senior public-sector management experience, such as a city manager or city administrator, deputy/assistant or department director in a city, county or other applicable public-sector agency of similar or greater complexity and size.
Membership with International City/County Management Association.
Membership with Washington City/County Management Association.
Residency in Gig Harbor strongly preferred.

Successful Candidate:
The successful incumbent must submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications; and pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
This position is exempt from FLSA overtime regulations and is an at-will Mayor appointed position.
If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact Human Resources at hr@gigharborwa.gov.
If you have questions about this recruitment please contact Interim City Administrator, Tony Piasecki at (253) 851-6127 or HR Director, Kameil Borders at (253) 851-5039.
Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
To be considered you must submit an application at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gigharbor.

Job Details

Salary
$157,991
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$192,039
Job Function
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type
Contract

City of Gig Harbor

Address

3510 Grandview St
Gig Harbor, WA 98335-1214
United States

Population
12,000
Form of Government
Mayor-Council

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